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In this special episode, Tiffani Johnson, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine, joins hostDavid Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, to talk about race and racism and their impact on child health. 

 

 

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Tiffani Johnson, MD, MSc

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Tiffani Johnson, MD, MSc, is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine. Dr. Johnson is a nationally recognized researcher and thought leader on race and racism and its impact on child health who is working to ensure all children achieve their highest level of health and well being. Her research program is focused on understanding root causes of healthcare disparities and examining racism in healthcare and the early childhood education settings. She serves as Co-Chair of the Race in Medicine Special Interest Group of the Academic Pediatric Association. She is also a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on the Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health and the AAP National Advisory Board for Addressing Social Health and Early Childhood Wellness. She is leading efforts to make equity a strategic priority in the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN), serving as co-chair for their Disparities Working Group and Protocol Review and Development Subcommittee. She is an agitator and abolitionist working to dismantle structures of racism through clinical practice, research, teaching, and advocacy.